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Halloween Celebration

November 9, 2018
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Halloween Celebration

This invisible person chose to remain anonymous…Who could it be? And can we even see him? Plenty of wild antics and spooky behavior took place at the 33rd annual Halloween celebration this year around Monument Square and the Training Field. Thousands came out to enjoy a magical night in the Town, with plenty of...
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CNC Community Corner

November 9, 2018
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Due to Election Day, the monthly meeting of the Charlestown Neighborhood Council will be held tonight, Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7p.m .in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 545 Medford St. The public is encouraged to attend.   The Charlestown Neighborhood Council wishes to announce that it will be holding an election for its 7 at-Large Council...
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Neighborhood Round Up

November 9, 2018
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HARVEST ON VINE FOOD PANTRY The Harvest on Vine Food Pantry is requesting boxes of cereal and small bags of white rice this week, but any donation on non-perishable foods that you could make would be greatly appreciated. Donations can be dropped off at the Food Pantry at 49 Vine St. (Hayes Square), The...
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Harvest on Vine’s Tom MacDonald Releases New Dermot Sparhawk Novel

November 9, 2018
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Many in Charlestown know Tom MacDonald as the director of Harvest on Vine food pantry, but when he’s not handing out food to the community, he’s writing crime novels. Growing up, MacDonald was not an aspiring writer. While in an MBA program at Boston College (after 15 years as a computer programmer), McDonald discovered...
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Police Briefs 11-08-2018

November 9, 2018
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Larceny 10/16/18 – A victim on Rutherford Avenue reported unknown person(s) entered his home sometime between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., and stole money and electronics. There were no signs of forced entry, and the matter is under investigation.   Drugs 10/18/18 – As a result of a drug investigation in the area of...
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Letters to the Editor

November 9, 2018
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THANK YOU Dear Editor: The Friends of the Training Field would like to thank the people who made Halloween at the Training Field a great success.  The MacDonalds, who always go out of their way for the community: Doug, Jason, Kim, Nora, Jessie and Judy. Thanks to Tom Coots, Janet Sullivan – for great...
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Thanking Veterans Today, and Every Day

November 9, 2018
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Every year on Nov. 11, we remember the armistice, signed on November 11th, 1918, that ended the First World War. One hundred years later, it can be easy to forget why we celebrate this day of all days, as the living memory of that war fades. The fact is, thousands of young men from...
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Be Sure to Thank Our Veterans

November 9, 2018
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Its was 100 years ago this Sunday, on Nov. 11, 1918, that World War I formally came to a conclusion on what is famously referred to as the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month. Americans observed the first anniversary of the end of the war the following year when the...
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Townie Sports

November 9, 2018
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  COLLEGE VOLLEYBALL Worcester St. All American setter Allie Nolan looks to wrap up her historic volleyball career on a high note as the top-seeded Lancers set their sights on an NCAA tourney bid. It’s hard to wrap your head around what Allie has accomplished as her stats are truly staggering. She has totaled...
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Governor Could Be a Goalie

November 2, 2018
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Governor Could Be a Goalie

Gov. Charlie Baker received a warm reception from numerous Charlestown residents on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Charlestown Gym Hockey League in the Boys & Girls Club, then down the Warren Tavern for a pint. The governor drew a crowd and solidified his continued popularity in the Town.
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